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Defiance County Republican Express (Newspaper) - February 22, 1889, Defiance, Ohio Defiance Republican and express. Defiance wide catalogue of the weeks important occurrences concisely fill by electric wire from every Quarter of the Cyril tied Teri latest by Telegraph. Hoek in k dutch Khy. May cd men May the women anti a ital it with an a while they Strep anti then Blini their Hulloin. In we has been received of one of the most horrible crimes thai was Ever committed in North Carolina. The other night masked men entered the Home of Jacob Faucett. Who lived in a cottage near mount Olive. Bettie county and with an a killed mrs. Faucet and her child while they Lay Abed. The Tuur deters then went to a Cabin in which three negro women servants were sleeping and murdered two of them in like manner. The third Eitl schaffers was bleeping in an adjoining room and being awakened escaped the men started in Pursuit of her i Utah ova in i them. She was unable to Tell who they were. She watched from a distance an i Baw them kindle a fire. The most intense excitement prevails but no arrests have been made. The Havers woman said that Fancett had trouble with his neighbors who we re quarrelsome All that morning and had threatened his life. Fancett was not at Boma on the night of the murder. Not permitted to do. Chattanooga special col. John p. Richardson one of the most extensive Cotton growers in the South and the owner of Twenty sit Large plantations in Tennessee Louisiana and Mississippi has just returned from North Carolina where he went to employ negro labor to work on his farms. He reports the condition of the negroes in that state As deplorable. He engaged a Large number of hands but when to applied to the Railroad companies fur transportation for them it was refused even after full fare had been tendered for their tickets. The Railroad officials had been prevailed upon by the White people not to allow the negroes to leave the state. The negroes came very nearly organizing a mob when they found that they would not be allow d to accept the employment offered them by col. Richardson. Filch Silver discovery in Georgia. There is great excitement in Northern Georgia about sixty Miles Southeast of Chattanooga Over the discovery of a vein of Quartz four feet wide. Soo feet deep and three Miles Long which is very Rich in Silver. The Quartz has been thoroughly tested and yields $80 in pure Silver to the ton. Albert Drill Tho superintendent of the Rock reek mining company the owner of the property is now in Chattanooga to buy an engine and stamping Mills to operate the mine lie is an old California Miner and says the company has struck it Rich. Freight train follicle in a for. A serious freight wreck occurred on the Vandalia Railroad nine Miles from Indianapolis two trains colliding and a number of cars being demolished. A dense fog covered the tracks and through some mistake in orders both trains claimed the right of Way. The engineers and firemen saw the danger in time to jump fro their engines but one of them was severely Hurt by falling on his right hip. One of the trains was loaded with hogs and cattle and a Large number were killed. Car shop employee quit work. Fifty employees in the a setting up Quot department of the Lafayette ind Cav works quit work because wages were not paid. The example has been followed by men in other departments and All the men numbering Rhi Are Idle for the same grievance. Attorneys have been employed by the men and an Avalanche of suits will be filed against the company if settlement is not made. The men Are orderly but Are determined. A drunkard deed. John Elsmer a wealthy Farmer formerly a preacher residing in Wirt county West Virginia went Home drunk beat his wife for not having supper ready then seizing a heavy poker he killed her also his two daughters aged 1�?~2 and 17, and also the hired girl. Ile then set fire to the House and burned it to the ground. He has been arrested and jailed. There is Strong talk of Lynching him. Harrison s Cabinet. Indianapolis special it is now settled that sex senator Windom of Minnesota will be Secretary of the Treasury. A close Friend of the president elect says that the Cabinet will he composed As follows Blaine Secretary of state Windom Treasury Rusk War Thomas Navy Noble Interior Wanamaker postmaster general Warner Miller agriculture Estee attorney general. Ii. Clay Evans Yeti i certificate. The supreme court of Tennessee decided the third congressional Bates Evans contested election Case in favor of ii. Clay Evans Republican and the governor forwarded his certificate of election to Washington. The decision sustains the former action of the old world. The mutilated body of a woman was found concealed Iii a Wood a Chest by the police it Dundee Scotland. A postmortem examination showed that the woman had first been strangled and that Hor body had then been mutilated the Abdomen being ripped Ope ii and the legs Aud arms twisted and broken. The victim s husband a h. Bury a resident of Quot Whitechapel London was arrested on suspicion and confessed the crime. He buys that to and his wife drank heavily before retiring and that to does not know How he got to Beth upon Awakening he cays to found his wife lying upon the floor with a rope around Hor neck. Actuated by a sudden mad impulse for which he cannot account he seized a knife anti stashed lie body. Upon reason returning he became alarmed and hastily crushed the body into Tho client in which it was found thinking to fief und make his escape. The theory of the police officials is that Burr s wife know of facts connecting him with the East end atrocities and that she took him to Dundee in the Hope of preventing a recurrence of the crimes a it is reported that if Gen. Boulanger the Central political figure in France at present obtains a divorce from Nis wife he will shortly thereafter marry the divorced wife of James d. Lucas of St. Louis to. Rho is a handsome and accomplished woman and first Mot the general in new York in 1881 at a reception Given to the delegation of French notables who came to this country to participate in the Celebration of the Battle of Yorktown. He is said to have been much impressed with her Beauty on that occasion. Later he Mot her again in St. Louis. Tho parents and relative of mrs. Mclaren deny the report which is said to be based on information contained in private letters received from her Friend abroad the lady is now in Points. A col. Julian Allen says that or Blaine told him that a Tow Day ofter Tho election president elect Harrison had offered him biome the position of Secretary of state and that he at once accepted it. Tux payers of us ode Island have presented a petition to the legislature stating that they fed thai the proposed prohibition amendment Wilt be injurious to business interests and asking that it be killed. A it is reported that in the local option election held at Jackson m ss., the prohibitionists were Defeated. A the rational prohibition conference endorsed the Indianapolis platform. Including the Tariff and woman suffrage sections at Louisville by. A the civil service Reform association of Maryland has issued a Caff to reformers to attend a conference in Baltimore for a discussion with reference to the a. And the future administrations a chief Justice seed of the supreme court of Iowa. Has tendered his resignation to the governor to take february j8. He was elected representative from the ninth congressional District a the constitutional amendment for a state lottery a Defeated in Nevada by Soo Tea. A general Gilman Marston of Exeter. X. Ll., has been tendered and has accepted the appointment of United states senator by governor Sawyer from March 4 until Tho legislature in june provides for the next six years Terra. His political career began in 1845, when he was chosen to the legislature and was three times re elected. In 1h30 he was a member of the constitutional convention. In 1859 he was elected to congrats serving tvs it it years at the outbreak of the rebellion he was appointed colonel of Tho second new Hampshire regiment and was promoted quickie to brigadier general. In 1865 be was again elected to Congress. Since 1872 his services in the legislature have been almost continuous and he has been Jeader on the Republican Side. A the Biglieni police Bill providing for the election by the general Assembly of three commissioners for cities having an excess of 29,000 population who shall have full control of the police und fire departments has passed the Indiana notes. A Roy Ryder a Schoolboy at Youngtown Ohio died from inflammation of the stomach caused by palier wads which he was in Therp Jolt of chewing and swallowing while studying. A Sidney Bartlett. La. D., of Boston has celebrated his doth birthday. Ten years the senior of or. Gladstone yet to is an Active member of the bar. A or. F. Urquhart of Tho United states Marino Hospital service died it Evansville ind., of pneumonia contracted through overwork in the South during Tho yellow Over plague. A Edward Willett editor of the new York sunday dispatch died at his Home in that City. Howu Tho father of mittens Willett the Soubrette. A or. Holland n. Mctyre. Senior Bishop of the methodist episcopal Church South died at his residence in the Vanderbilt University cum pus at Nashville and Industrial a a machine for manufacturing ice has been ship Good from Cincinnati Ohio to Denver cob Tho machine weighed Over 300,-000 pounds and Cost $36,000. Thirteen cars were required to carry it. A two thousand miners Havo resumed work in the Anthracite Region near mount Carmel pa., Tho condition of the Grade having improved. A Farmers of Johnson township. Knox county Indiana Havo formed a Watermelon Trust and say that if they Uro not granted favourable freight rates by Tho railways they will not Plant a Melon this year. A Tho largest auction Sale of Hemlock lumber Ever made Over 15,000,000 feet took place at Williamsport pa., Tho average being equal to an Advance of $1 above last year rate and is expected to establish a basis of. Prices for the present year. A in their review of Trade for last week r. G. Dun is co. Say actual improvement in business continues. Tbs upward to Van u it ill prices which we noticed lat week Bas not been sustained the general average for co in Nodi tics being Al it out halt of i per i set. Lower than a week ago. The output of pig Iron has diminished. Wheal and vanes i cent for the week. Atlantic exports were in the five weeks ending feb. 2, Only 242. 5.1 bushels against 1,764,dal last year and of hour 583,760 barrels against 1,082,532 last year. This compared with exports of , bushels of Corn during the same weeks against 1,728,567 last year shows How Tho foreign Trade bae been affected by the speculation which holds prices of wheat it Chicago far above prices it the Seaboard. Com advanced but half a cent with sate of 9,,oh0 bushed and Oats Are unchanged Oji speculation Btu lifted the Price four and a half cents with sales of Only 7,000,000 barrel at new York. Cotton with Side of 375,000 Bales and Coffee with Bales of 207, hugs have c Ach declined an eighth and pork is half a Dollar lower with lard 27s-. Cents lower per Lye pounds. The dry goods operations As in other branches of business arcs to some extent retarded by the close scrutiny of credits Winch the slowness or collects it us in Many quarters naturally prompts but the reports from the Interior in Tost respect arc thin week rather More favourable than before. The Money mark�1 has beet Dpt Acy Tate on Call declining from 24 to Iper Cen and the Treasury has disbursed during the week $1,200,000 More than it a taken in but the decrease in circulation of Silver continues. The business failure number a i a compared with 808 the we k before and 332 the week previous. For the corresponding week of last year the failures figured up 273. Fires and accidents. A a Panama special says Quot advices from Costa Rica give details of the terrible earthquake of Loc. 29 and 30. The first Shock was Felt at fan Jose at 8 of clock in the evening and Thi was followed at la of clock by a much stronger hot Quot a a. At 4 20 a. In. A movement occurred which a More than a simple earthquake. The edifices which suffered most in san Jose were Tho Cathedral the Carmen and Merced churches presidential Palace artillery Barracks National Palace Central Barracks the National printing offices and tin Union Bank. Nota single House escaped injury while Many Are not Safe to live in and others Are completely wrecked. Whole streets Are blocked with ruin. Los. In san Jose amount to More than 82.000,000, while All the principal edifices in Ala Kucla Are damaged. At la Laguna the Earth has assumed the appearance of a rough sea. The father of a family and four of Iii. Children wore buried together while the Mother and her Young child were Throwr by the motion it Ltd the Earth a distance of 2, metres although she declares sin believes the Earth swallowed her and then ejected her whore she was found. Here the Hills have changed their position and the ground is full of cracks. Mine Tho firs Shooks a number of smaller ones Havo been experienced but Thoy have done no further damage. On Dee. 16 Tho Razu Volcano was in eruption and the people of caring were still in a state of a a Telegram has been received at the general offices of the Northern Pacific railway at St Paul from Tacoma Wash. Tor., stating that n. Root assistant general superintendent of the Road had been killed. He a inspecting the operation of a steam excavator and the Caille conveying the Power from the engine to the machine suddenly tightened up Aud struck or. Root in Tho Abdomen. He was thrown ten or twelve feet and died in a few hours. A near Bingen station pa., the boiler of a North Pennsylvania Railroad locomotive exploded Kitling the Engineer and fireman. A of Ashland neb., a fast freight train dashed into a caboose standing near the station smashing it to splinters. Thirteen men were in the caboose at the time and strange to relate All escaped without a criminal record. A when the criminals filed into judge Croft court room for arraignment at Omaha. Neb., Elizabeth Beecher the stayer of h. A King. Or. Formerly of Chicago was net among them As her lawyer lie nor u Cowen announced that he was u t yet prepared to have his client plead. It is generally believed that arrangements have been made to have the prisoner privately arraigned in Chambers in order to a void the Large crowd of curious people who Are anxious to be the murder. Her trial will undoubtedly be proceeded with this term a on the testimony of Smith and Bowles before Tho grand jury at Geneva. Iii., indictments were returned against George coding it Al for complicity in the dynamite conspiracy. A Lottie Oldham a coloured woman a dabbed her husband from ambush at Leavenworth kau., because to had refused to permit her to go to a dance. She used a Long knife with which silo lunged at him twice. The fir to blow drove the knife below the loft Houlder making pos ably a fatal wound. Oldham was found dying on the notes. A Kokomo division no. 3, knights of Ruth is. Have been suspended by supremo Chancellor of the world William Ward for insubordination. After a prize Drill at Cincinnati last june in which the Kokomo men were unsuccessful they made remarks reflecting on Tho Honor of the judges. They were ordered to apologize but Fulling to do so have been suspended. A the Winnipeg fire press for a consideration of j30.0u0, has purchased its Only competitor the morning Call. A shortly after Tho jury to which had been committed the decision of a burglary Coho had been locked up. At Kansas City. Mo., being unable to agric juror Charles Moore Becu Uio deathly sick Aud Small blotches appeared on his face. There had been several cases of Sirull pox in Tho City recently and when Ono of the jurors suggested smallpox there was Tho wildest confusion in the jury room and several Tri i to escape out of the windows. When physicians appeared Ono of them Shook Bis head ominously and five of the jurors t cited in contingently. The disease was finally declared to to nettle rash but the runaway jurors were not to be found and the judge was forced to order a new trial of the Case. A quite a commotion has been created in Catholic circles by Tho sudden declaration of father Dougherty of the St. Jouis to diocese that he has renounced Tho Priesthood und will locate in Chicago As a practising physician. Father David j. Dougherty was ordained by archbishop Kenrick and located a Kirkwood a St. Louis suburb in 1883. From there to went to Kansas City but from that diocese returned to Al Louis and founded St. Thomas of Aquinas Church there. A a joint meeting of the Union and Confederate veterans of Tho Battle of Chickamauga was held at Washington to devise a plan for marking and preserving Tho Battie fled. And marking the positions of All the forces that participated in the fight. The plan adopted was patterned in general after that of the Gettysburg association. A the National association of builders has closed its third annual convention Al Philadelphia and will meat at St. Paul Jan. 20 next. Edward e. Scribner of St. Paul a elected president and George Tapper of Chicago treasurer. A the discovery a been made in the Choctaw nation of a number of old Placer mines which show evidence of having been worked years ago. Minors have succeeded in taking out a Large amount of Gold and excitement is Suid to to running High at Purcell. A Tho United states Lawn Tennis association held its annual meeting at new York forty eight clubs being represented. Joseph s. Lark of Philadelphia was elected president. A the entire Sophomore class of Lafayette College at Easton pa., Havo Boon suspended by Tho faculty for hazing. Latest aia he it quotations. Chicago. Cattle Primo. $4.25 m 4.75 Good. 3.60 a 4.25 common. 2.50 # 3.00 hogs shipping grades. 4.25 4.75 shlep. 3.50 �4 5.25 wet at no. 2 red. 1.06 1.07 Chun no. 2 .34 <0> .311$ Oats no. 2 .2411$ .25k> Rye no. 2. .46 of .47 butter Choice Creamery. .27 a .30 a Hebbel full a roam Fiat. Leaf .1144 eggs fresh. .13 an .14 pot Ato is car loads per by. .27 4 so pork ales. La. Of Sill. 50 Milwaukee. W beat Ash. .92 is .93 Corn no. 3 .29 c s .20 oat no. 2 White. .27,# .28 so Rye no. I. .45 Dot .46 Barley no. �?~2. .50 in .51 pork Aiea. 11.25 full. 75 Detroit. Cattle. 3.50 @ 5.00 hogs. 4.50 1.00 of 5.00 Btu in. An 4.50 wheat no. 2 red. .98 of 1.00 cohns no. 2 a Ellow. .83 a a Ai .34 Oats no. 2 White. .29 Ai .30 toi Edd. Wheat no. 2 red. .99 in 1.02 cohns Cash. .33 it .33 Oats Cash. ,26 4� .27 new York. Cattle. 3.50 Ai 5.00 ii is. 5,00 <0 5.75 sheer. 4.00 an 6.00 wheat no. 2 Hod. .96 c s .07 corny no. 2 .45 it .40 oat White. .35 an .40 pork new ale. 12.00 912.50 St. Louis. Cattle. S.75 of 4.25 hogs. 4.25 a 4.75 wheat no. 2. 95 d i it add corny no. 2 .28 .29 Oats no. 2 .23 a a a a .24 Barlett Iowa. .54 .50 Indianapolis attle. 3.00 Ltd 4.50 hog. 4.50 amp 5.00 sheep. 3.50 ii 4.50 lambs. 4.oo 5.50 Cincinnati. High Oso licht. 4.00 d 5.00 wheat no. 2 red. .99 <2 1.01 a Sun no. A. ,34 11 .34 no Oats no. Mixed. .27�?T a i .28 4 Rye no. 2 .53 .55 i Orke pcs. 12.00 amp 13.25 Kansas City. Cattle Good. 3.75 pc 4.25 common. 3.00 amp 3.75 Stocker. 2.50 amp 3.2 it hogs Choice. 4.25 a1 4.50 medium. 3.75 a a tit 4.50 4.50 Buckeye happenings. Events and incidents that have lately occur kid. An to Terr tin to summary of the Mon important doings of our neighbor wedding and deaths a or Iii a a. Casualties and general new notes. Prisoners paroled. The managers of the Penitentiary paroled the following prisoners David Lawler received from Hamilton county july a 1884, out seven years sentence for shooing with intent to kill Frank Sherwood received from Belmont county March 22, 1888, on a one Aud one half years sentence for burglary Aud larceny Herman Koehler received june 3, of Mai on a five years sentence for assault to rape James Bailey received december 13, 1888, from Hamilton county on a three years sentence for burglary and larceny Whitten Jones received october la 1887, from Shelby county on a two years Quot sentence for burglary Samuel Wilkous received from Hamilton county november la 1887, on a two and a half years sentence for larceny Frank Ludis received november 30, 18kb, from Richland county on a five years sentence for horse stealing James Vance Hamilton received december 23, 1887, for four years for cutting John g. Hudson Williams county received december 12, 1887, two years for obtaining note by false pretences Michael Flynn Cuy hoga county received december �?~27, 1888, for Man Slaughter four years. Robbers Iii Hancock county. About to of clock the other night band of eighteen masked men visited the residence of Wesley Oman a Farmer living three Miles Northwest of Arlington for the purpose of robbery. They entered the House by the front door and going to the bed took a Sheet which they Tore in strips and proceeded to tie the family to the bed. The oldest son John Oman tried to keep them from tying him but the Leader of Tho gang threatened to kill him if he did not keep quiet and inform them whore the Money was kept. Tho House was then searched by the robbers who succeeded in getting a 8200 in currency and notes amounting to 83,000. They took their departure leaving the family tied but saying they would return in an hour to release them. Or. Oman succeeded in a Short time in freeing himself and released the other members of the family who were badly frightened by the visit. Quot Oman and his son. John As soon As they got themselves released drove to Arlington station where telegrams were sent to All surrounding towns. They also notified their neighbors and the villagers who formed searching parties and went out in All directions but no arrests have been an unexpected reception. Yan Wert is now a dry town. The Saloon men have All but one drawn the tax due them from the county Treasury and decided to let the Law take its course and not fight against the decision of the people. F. Arnold a Saloon Man who closed his doors last week decided to move Bis Stock to cavort a Small town in the county and sent his goods and fixtures Over to that place with Chaa. Lawhead his clerk. The citizens had been expecting him and about sixty of them armed with guns axes and clubs met the clerk As he we As coming into town Aud warned him that if he did not leave town in ten minutes they would hang him and they forthwith produced a rope. He was accompanied Back to the township line by the mob who told him they would hang any Man who would open up a Saloon in their town. Tho mob had previously visited the building the Saloon was to have occupied and completely demolished it. Minor state items. A Oxford will have electric Light. A Columbus is now a port of entry. A John Strauss was killed by cars at Wooster. A Darke county children a Home will be ready in six months. New Bremen offers free Gasto Al manufacturers who will locate there. A an old Man named Michael Florey was killed by the cars at Columbus. A an old Bachelor named Harzmeyer died of starvation near new Bremen. A Areu Kleinhaus of St. Rosa was robbed of $450 by his 17-year-old son. A a woman named Frankie Raines suicide at Kenton by taking rough on rats. A Samuel Loos was arrested at Canton for enticing a la year old girl from her Home. A Harry Brobst aged 19 was caught in the aet of burglar izing a drug store at Akron. A an unknown Man was struck by a Panhandle passenger train and killed at Newark. A the River will be dragged at Ripley for the body of he. Cheney the missing Salesman. A Mary Jane Miller poisoned herself with a rough on rats at Toledo. She was insane. A a or. Joseph Bricker aged 50, committed suicide at Tiffin. Despondency was the cause. A George w. Haddix was jailed at Osborn for brutally assaulting an old Man named Harnish. A Leo a. Brigel of Cincinnati met with an Accident at Dayton which caused the loss of a hand. A a woman a Relief corps auxiliary to Kyle Post g. A. R., has been organized at Wapakoneta. A a Sleigh was struck by an engine at a Railroad crossing near Bucyrus and two men were instantly killed. A Joe Aidt on trial at Bucyrus for killing William Jones in september last was convicted of manslaughter a after using tobacco seventy years Michael Quinn Beauga county infirmary inmate has sworn off. He is Over 80. A mrs. Eads of Jamestown locked her baby in the House an i went to Church. When she returned baby and House were burned. A win. Kid Erbaugh a conductor on the c. H. Amp d. Railroad was stricken with paralysis while sitting in a hotel corridor at Toledo. A Joseph Riley a harmless old Man was badly beaten and robbed near Osborn of a Fine Gold watch and Chain and several dollars in Money. A the lion brewing company of Cincinnati have purchased ground at Portsmouth for the construction of an immense ice House and Beer cellar. A miss Ester Abrams has sued Lester Straus of Cleveland for breach of Promise. She wants $5,000 damages a John h. Hudson a prominent Farmer living near Bloomdale was instantly killed by a falling tree. He was about fifty years old and leaves a Large family. A William Reeves of Zanesville Section hand on the Cincinnati and Muski Ngum Valley Road had his right leg broken by the caving in of a gravel Bank near the rolling Mill. A at the special election held at Oxford upon the issuing of $25,000 Worth of Bonds to establish an electric Light Plant it resulted in a majority of 112 in favor of electric Light. A the Wapakoneta Board of Trade has elected the following officers president c. A. Layte vice presidents Henry Moser and 8. W. Mcfarland treasurer l. N. Blume Secretary j. L. Carson. A aunt Pricilla Carter an old coloured woman formerly a slave and sold to different masters in the South died at the London infirmary a few nights ago. It is alleged that she was Over too years of age a George Graner of Springfield became violently insane on the subject of religion. He thinks that he is the special custodian of Tho key to heaven and that the holy ghost is his constant companion. A d. K. Hassler of Dayton has been officially notified by the War department Washington d. C., that 94 headstones have been shipped to his address for the unmarked soldiers Graves in the cemeteries of Dayton. A gov. Foraker has been invited and Bas accepted a place on Tho staff of Gen. Beaver the commander in chief of the inaugural procession at Washington March 4. It is understood that gov. Foraker will command a division of the Parade. A a horrible Accident occurred at St. Poris. Charley Hendricks aged 7 years went Homo from school and started a fire in a stove with Coal Oil. An explosion followed setting the House and the child s clothing on fire. Before he could be rescued his body was burned to a Crisp. To died a few hours after. A Sidney Oxley an aged resident of Athens was late at night january 23, found lying on a sidewalk unconscious Aud seriously injured. He said he was assaulted and robbed. He died yesterday from his injuries. The deceased had recently brought a Load of cooperage to town the Day he Vas injured and received the Money but when found he had but a Nickel on his person. A William Strong Cook in a lumber Camp went to Bergholz Jefferson county for provisions for the campers and returning late at night Tho horses scared ran away and striking a tree overturned the Wagon on Strong which kept him a prisoner until late in the morning when he was found nearly Frozen to death by his companions who had started out to Hunt him. He will recover. A mrs. Mary Pep Gan died at the residence of her daughter mrs. Noble at Springfield. She was sitting at the breakfast table when she was afflicted with a violent fit of choking and expired in a few moments. The lady was 70 years of age and As she was afflicted with the asthma it is supposed that that was the cause of her death. The Coroner was summoned but decided that no inquest was necessary. A the demand for Whitefish at Toledo and Sandusky is now greater than the Supply. For some time past there has been depression in the Whitefish Trade on account of unseasonable weather and reports that Large quantities of Whitefish from Manitoba would be thrown on the markets. It is now Learned that the Manitoba fish Are not so numerous As supposed and As the weather has become cold the demand has increased. A a year ago Jesse r. Boucher a prominent Young married school teacher of Tiffin was refused a certificate because Joseph it. Peters filed charges of immoral character against him stating among other things that he had drugged and betrayed a Young lady teacher of upper Sandusky. Boucher sued Peters for 86,909 damages for slander und after a hard fought trial of a week the jury gave him a verdict for $200. A there is considerable excitement and doctors Are puzzled Over the Case of the wife of John Gloin contractor and builder at Mulberry Corners Lake county who apparently died the other night. After having been Laid out she revived toward morning talked to her husband and seemed rational. She appeared All right until about noon when she again dropped dead. Physicians Are watching the Case and it is the general topic of conversation. A the second annual Farmers Institute held by the Miami township Farmers club under the auspices of the state Board of agriculture was held at Newberry. Hon. Abner l. Frazer president of the Ohio state Board of honorary commissioners presided. Interesting papers were read by Scott Brothers of Milford Waldo f. Brown of Oxford e. Haynes of pleasant Hill e. Ellis of Glendale prof. W. Sleppy of Cincinnati William Price of Miamiville and miss Lake Leever. A Quot while a respectable married woman of Bloomville was waiting alone in the Baltimore and Ohio depot in a Tiffin Charles Murray employed As a substitute Telegraph operator first made indecent proposals to her and then assaulted her desperately but she fought hard and he failed to accomplish his purpose. A warrant was issued for his arrest but he escaped. He has been discharged and Black listed by the railway company. If caught he will be handled roughly. A the West bound limited on the fort Wayne Road ran into a West bound freight at Lafayette station. The freight had orders to make the East siding at Lafayette ahead of the limited and pulled All the train into the siding except the caboose and two cars which was struck by the passenger engine. The caboose an two freight cars were smashed into splinters. The caboose taking fire was burned. The passenger engine was badly used up. Engineer Jackson and his fireman Levering jumped. Jackson was badly Hurt about the head and his hands were Cut Aud bruised. The freight conductor sent a Man Back to Flag the limited. Jackson says he saw the signal but the air brakes would not hold the train. The passengers were considerably shaken up but no one was legislature. A week s doings of our state la Xiv a Kehs. Resolution Oit crawl a Mil introduce eds soul Rowil mid Orlim Defeated a a summary of lha proceeding. Feb. 7.�?senate�? Bills passed Al lowing Bridges to be constructed Over alleys authorizing railroads to be Ward boundaries making appropriation for common schools preventing the wasting of natural Gas allowing salaries to the Board of pardons authorizing mayors to solemnize marriages cutting Ort Quot the salaries of intermediate Penitentiary managers reducing the Levy for the state sinking fund requiring chattel mortgages to to refiled to erect a Monument to the Andrews raiders. Bills introduced providing for the printing of duplicates of trial dockets requiring county commissioners to advertise for Wood work above $200, and All building contracts in excess of $500. Hoi or a Tryon a Road Bill was referred to a select committee. The Southern Railroad Bill was postponed until next wednesday. Tho Bill regulating Telephone charges was Defeated. Feb. 8.�?senate�?Bills passed requiring notice before it guardian can be appointed for imbeciles or insane providing a depository for Lucas county funds providing for printing commissioners reports in newspapers of opposite politics requiring bail of prosecutors in criminal cases taxing itinerant doctors $100. House resolutions offered to publish the records of the War governors requesting a financial report from the state auditor. The Southern Railroad and assessors Bills were postponed until feb. 21. Bills introduced authorizing boards of education to secure bids for school books for the examination of stationary engineers prohibiting the importation of miners under 15 years creating a Board for Tho management of Public institutions. Bills passed la to Viding for Tho inspection of Halls and Public buildings fixing the line for Woodburn Avenue Hamilton county. Feb. 9.�?senate�?Bills introduced to disfranchised electors convicted of bribery allowing prosecuting attorneys not less than $150 nor More than $400. House Bills introduced providing for examination of stationary and portable engines increasing fees of real estate appraisers allowing the state superintendent of common schools a salary of $3,000 per year encouraging traffic on the canals. Feb. �?Senate a Resolution adopted to investigate compulsory attendance at Chapel exercises at the state University. Bill introduced enabling Veteran soldiers to collect Bounty from townships to which they were accredited. House Resolution offered recommending the general service pension Bill. Bills introduced providing for protecting the grave of sex president Harrison licensing undertakers providing for local option in township supervision of schools prohibiting the employing of school teachers prior to Spring elections. Feb. 12.�?senate�?Bills passed authorizing City councils to regulate electric Light charges repealing the Road Laws for Clinton Greene Warren and Madison counties providing for the appointment of official liquidators of insolvent corporations regulating the killing of fur bearing animals preventing the contaminating association of prisoners in county jails. W. S. Cap Poller was confirmed As commissioner of railroads and telegraphs. Bills introduced prohibiting the heating of cars by stoves providing for the enumeration of sex soldiers facilitating the giving of Bonds. House Bills passed defining the Law relating to contributing members of military companies repealing the Law inflicting a penalty on township officers who refuse to serve authorizing landowners to improve the roads preventing preferred creditors in assignment cases. Feb 13.--senate�?Bills passed providing for minority judges and clerks of All elections providing for rebuilding the Laboratory at the Ohio state u University amending the county ditch Law relating to the payment of Veteran Bounty making assessors term three years requiring Bondsmen and holding Bondsmen for failure of performance of duty adding too per cent to amount of value for failure to make returns to assessors authorizing City councils to require building permits. Resolutions adopted to investigate rumours against the Railroad commissioner. House a Bills passed empowering Road supervisors to Widen roads providing for a commission to secure bids for furnishing school books. Correct spelling is not by any Means a Universal accomplishment. Those who do not possess the Art have various excuses for the deficiency. Here for instance is a woman who cannot spell Well when she writes with a gloved hand. Ste was a Sho wily dressed woman who came into a drug store one Day and said a i want some tincture of of i really forget the name of it As i was sure i would but i have it written Down on a piece of paper Here in my purse. A Here it is. I am afraid it in t spelled right for i wrote it with my Glove on but perhaps you eau make it Thresher of Mer a read the clerk. A nah yes a said he with a polite smile a tincture of myrrh. How much will you have a a novel Book. In a unique and Beautiful publication or. Romeyn 13. Hough of Lowville x. J., expects to exhibit the Structure of All important american Woods by actual specimens. Part i. Of the work was lately completed and gives Twenty seven specimens each consisting of three thin slices mounted in Black cardboard frames six by nine inches in size. The scientific names and the popular names in four languages Are printed on the frames. An accompanying pamphlet fully describes the species represented and states their Range properties uses Etc. A Well made Case having the appearance of an elegantly bound Octavo volume contains the whole. A Irka n said traveler. Teachers can you Tell me w hat i la i the most noted for its great internal improvements Small boy National colons. Work of the Renate and House of representatives. Oar National land makers Anil what they Are doing for the Good of the Conn try a various measures proposed discussed and acted on. The credentials of or. Coke for of new senatorial term were presented to the Senate on the Lith inet., and placed on file. Or. Dates presented a petition from one Hundred and Twenty Indian students at Hanif fion a against the continuance of the ration system to indians As an encouragement to idleness and recommending their equivalent in farming implements and Stock. Toe petition was at referred. In secret Sass on the it Nate passed the following Bill to enable the president to protect the interests of the United states in Panama a be enacted Etc., that Bare be Aud is hereby appropriated out of any Money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated the sum of $260,000 to enable the president to protect the interests of the United hat Sand Topi Ovide Forth Security of the persons and property of citizens of the United states at the i Stoma of Panama in such manner As he May deem nominations confirmed by the Senate Joseph c. Beck Enridge inspector general Sidney l. We i sob pension agent at Washington Thomas j. A ride non. Associate judge or the supreme court of Utah. In the House a conference was ordered on the direct tax Bill. The Senate Bill was passed authorizing the construction of a Bridge across the Missouri River at Leavenworth Kan. The House decided yeas. Isi nays. 89�?to consider the 8mails-El-Liott election Case or. Crisp of Georgia defended the South Carolina returning Board and or. Howell of Illinois advocated the claims of Runalls to the seat. Pending further debate the matter went Over. The speaker appointed messes. Aswell Ncncy and Oates As conferred on the direct tax Bill. Among the Senate Bills reported from committee and placed on the Calendar in the Senate on the 12th inst., was one to provide for the enforcement of till quarantine Laws and regulations of the United states and for the establishment of a National Board of health. The following House Bills Wero taken from the Calendar and passed to authorize the court of claims to hear. Determine and Render final judgment upon the claim of the a old settler Quot or Western Cherokee indians to 88,Dud to Charles f. Swain master of the bark Phil a. Of new York for coing to and rescuing shipwrecked sos men from an uninhabited Island near Cape Horn granting right of Way to Tho Pine Laud Aud water company across fort Lowell military reservation in Arizona. The Senate resumed consideration of the naval appropriation Bill. Ail amendment was adopted appropriating $50,000 for test ing the Hurst guns and then Tho Bill was passed. A Bill was reported favourably in the House appropriating $96,000 for a Lighthouse and fog signal on the Easterly end of Tho outer breakwater in the Harbor of Chicago. There was also reported favourably a Bill for the erection of lighthouses and fog Quot signals As follows i Lighthouse at eleven foot Shoal off Point Peninsular Lake Michigan at Acost not exceeding .�60.000 Lighthouse and fog signal at Squaw Island Lake Michigan to Cost not exceeding 25, of Lighthouse at old Mackinac Point Michigan to Cost not exceeding 12. ,0 0 for signal and Range lights on the end of Tho West pier at Ashtabula to Cost not exceeding Iff of Jan. Evarts made a speech in the Senate on Tho 13th inst., in support of hts Resolution instructing the committee on elections to revise the Laws governing congressional elections. The Senate confirmed Tho nominations of Norman j. Colman of Missouri to be Secretary of agriculture and Ira m. Krutz of Indianapolis to to Register of the land office North Yakima. W. T. The House after one of Tho liveliest debates of the session settled the South Carolina cont St Case by giving the seat to Elliott the sitting member. The minority report seating Smalls was rejected by a party vote of 120 to 143, except that messes. Wilson Minn and Russell mass voted with the republicans. The majority report was adopted without a division. The House judiciary committee reported favourably a Bill to Amend Tho naturalization Laws the Bill in Brief limits the classes of foreigners who shall be eligible to citizenship including indians adopting civilized life prescribes the form of application requires that Tho District attorney shall defend the government against improper applications anti that applications shall be corroborated Union the Post. Of residence restricts jurisdiction i Quot High state courts Aud Federal courts preserves the rights of aliens who have already declared their intention allows the right of Bona fide applicants to make hot Nesten entries and to receive patents after naturalization and requires that would be citizens shall have resided five years in the Anitad states and be Able to read the Constitution in English. The Senate Aud House met in joint convention and counted the doctoral vote and formally declared general Harrison elected president and Levi p. Morton vice president. Of Tho of electoral votes they received 233 necessary to a Choice 201. In. Wilbon Iowa made a speech in the Senate on the 14th inst., in favor of fryers Bill allowing state Laws relating to the Sale of liquors to extend to imported liquors. Tho measure was adversely reported from the judiciary committee last Marco he nomination of Carroll i. Wright of Boston to be commissioner of labor was confirmed. The report of Ute election committee was discussed. An amendment to the Resolution was offered instructing the committee to so Frame legislation on the subject of elections that it shall not apply to any state whose Constitution and Laws provide ample Security for the honest exercise of the right to vote and for Tho just and in parti a1 counting and return of the votes. Or. Tones of Nevada reported favo Rabiy with a request for immediate consideration or. Btu warts Resolution authoring the appointment of a committee to investigate and report on the irrigation and reclamation of Western arid land. The Resolution was agreed to. T to petitions from citizens of Albuquerque n. M., were presented to the Senate denouncing As misleading and false the allegations contained in a memorial recently presented to the Senate protesting against the admission of the territory As a state. The Housep based the Bill to Divide the Sioux reservation in Dakota into a number of smaller reservations for the various tribes and to Grant lands in severally to such indians As desire. Tho House voted to insist on its amendments to the semite Bill for the admission of the state of South Dakota and ask for another conference the conferred a having re ported a total disagreement. Or Baker n. A then offered a Resolution instructing the House conferred but afterwards accepted an amendment offered by or. Cox making them read As follows to exclude Tho territory of new Mexico from the Bill. To Amend Tho Bill so As to provide for the admission of South Dakota by proclamation of the president under the Sioux Falls Constitution Etc. My. Voorhees introduced in the Senate on the 15th inst the following As a proposed amendment to the sundry civil appropriation Bill a soldiers and sailers in the War of the rebellion who were honorable discharged from the military or naval service of the United stat s Ana the widows and children of deceased soldiers shall be eligible to appoint ment Transfer and promotion subject Only to such examination As May be prescribed by the beads of departments Aud without competitive forty one pension Bills were passed in twelve of nukes. The Bill placing Gen. Rosecrans on the retired lint was passed. Senator Spooner introduced a Bill providing for a system of Farmers institutes As a part of the now agricultural department. The Senate passed a Bill ratify ing the agreement with the Creek indians opening to settlement unassigned Bambi in the Indian territory the consideration being ,28 1,857. The House passed the Resolution instructing the House conferred on Tho territorial Bill Aud the Bill was again sent to conference. The Resolution instructs the conferees to exclude new Mexico from the Bill so Amend Tho Bill As to provide for the admission of Houth Dakota under the Sioux Falls Constitution by proclamation of the president without a now vote being taken on the question of division and to provide for the admission of North Dakota Montana and Washington by proclamation. T he instructing clause was agreed o by a vote of yeas 149 Navy 101. The Enate Bill appropriating $850,000 for the Protection or american interests in Panama was passed. The Mill Torii Bill and the Senate substitute Ware reported to the House by or. Mills Nom the ways and Means committee and were referred to the committee of the borrowing1 in Scot land. In Scotland the Borrower of Money is much More favored than he is in England or this country. There arc Only two ways there of proving the loan if it exceeds �8 of by about $41.6b in United states Money by some writing of the Borrower or by stating the truth As to whether the Money is really due on the Borrower s oath. Hence if too witnesses saw the loan advanced but there was no writing or tile Borrower when put to it denied it on oath he can escape liability entirely. Electricity will do away with All this. A i suppose this is my noose suit a laughed the condemned culprit when the jail Warden brought him his clothes on the morning of the execution. A a Why replied the Warden a you Are As Jelly As if you had been taking a drop. A Quot in a going to take one by an Ltd a come come Quot said the Warden seriously a this is no time for a Why ask d Tho culprit a Saint the whole thing going to end in a choke a a Boston courier

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